Bachelor, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1960.
Writer, editor of employee publications, Kemper Insurance, Chicago, 1960-1964; associate editor of Very Important Person magazine, HMH Publishing Company, Chicago, 1964-1965; assistant editor of Sweden Now magazine, Industria Press, Stockholm, 1965-1968; foreign correspondent, Madrid, 1968-1970; editor Pacific Business magazine, California Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento, 1970-1972; senior communications officer, BankAmerica Corporation, San Francisco, 1972-1979; chief speechwriter, BankAmerica Corporation, San Francisco, 1979-1982; principal, Borson Communications, Napa, California, since 1982. Board directors Napa County Landmarks, Inc.
Member Napa County Landmarks, Inc., Napa Valley Opera House Association.
Married Elizabeth Jean Erickson, June 26, 1960 (divorced December 1976). Children: Nathan Scott, Niklas Erik. Married Susan Arlene Haynes, June 15, 1984.